Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Cell Physics

Job Number: 78066

Location: Knoxville, US

Job Description

Mannik Lab is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with a Ph.D. in physics, biophysics, cell biology, or a related field with interest in exploring energy-driven self-assembly processes in living systems.

Research: This position focuses on unraveling the self-assembly process of cell division machinery in E. coli. The work involves high-resolution and high-throughput microscopy, computational data analysis (including AI models), microfluidics, and bacterial cell biology.

Besides contributing to the ongoing project, you’ll have the chance to shape our endeavors in developing state-of-the-art nano/microfabricated fluidic devices for live cell studies. The fabrication activities occur at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. You also have the opportunity to participate in our computational projects involving Frontier and Summit supercomputers.

Support: The project is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Qualifications: background in coding and previous first author publications in internationally recognized journals are required, experience in fluorescence microscopy and image analysis is preferred.

Location: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is in a naturally beautiful area near the Smokey Mountains National Park and the Big South Fork National Recreation Area. Knoxville has a vibrant literary, arts, and music scene, a lively downtown, and affordable living.

Application: Submit your CV, cover letter, and the names of three references

Application Deadline: 2024-07-31


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